Law360: Calif. #MeToo Bills May Help Harassment Suits Reach Juries

September 17, 2018

California lawmakers recently passed a series of bills designed to promote the rights of women and combat sexual harassment. Partner Shelly Heyduk voiced her concerns regarding a new employer mandate designed to increase female representation on boards of directors. “’The concern I have is [whether] a legislative mandate is the right approach here,’ Heyduk said. ‘Efforts to improve board diversity through private ordering have shown momentum over the past year and have a better chance of taking into account a company's particular circumstances than a one-size-fits-all legislative mandate,’ she added.”